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Who is Alfred Bester?
Alfred Bester was an American science fiction author, TV and radio scriptwriter, magazine editor and scripter for comic strips and comic books. Though successful in all these fields, he is best remembered for his science fiction, including The Demolished Man, winner of the inaugural Hugo Award in 1953.
- also known as Alfred Bestor, Sonny Powell
- born on (102 years ago) in New York City
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Writer, cartoonist, novelist, editor, screenwriter, author
- died on (28 years ago) in Doylestown
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Alfred Bester is a Babylon 5 character played by Walter Koenig. He is a senior Psi Cop and a recurring antagonist in the series. J. Michael Straczynski named the character after the science fiction writer Alfred Bester, since telepathy is a recurring theme in his work.
"Alfred Bester" is a book by Carolyn Wendell.
- copyright: 1982
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The Publishers Weekly (1953)
ALFRED Bester is a usually polite gentlemen who has written a deliberately merciless satire that is as unkind to television as television is to its viewers. Perhaps the unkindest cut of all is that this savagely anthropological account of a TV ...
Sci-fi Baby Names (2007)
500 Out-of-this-world Baby Names, from Anakin to Zardoz by Robert Schnakenberg
Alfred Bester is a high-ranking Psi Cop with shadowy links to the sinister alien race known as the Shadows on TV's Babylon 5. The character is named after science-fiction author Alfred Bester, whose important works include The ...
by Brian M. Stableford
Alfred Bester Wendell, Carolyn. Alfred Bester. Mercer Island, Wash: Starmont House, 1982. James Blish Ketterer, David. Imprisoned in a Tesseract: The Life and Work of James Blish. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1987. Stableford ...
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Tiger! Tiger! by Alfred Bester
1967 Penguin edition. Cover by Alan Aldridge.
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Photo credit: Alan Trotter
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